CL (2NE1) Ideal type, profile and ethnicity

CL (2NE1) Ideal type, profile and ethnicity

CL spent much of her early life in Japan and France who debuted and rose to fame as a member of the girl group 2NE1 in 2009, which went on to become one of the best-selling girl groups of all time. She signed her first music contract with YG Entertainment in 2007.


She is widely credited as a key figure in the popularization of K-pop in the early 2010s and is known for her impressive vocal range and stage presence.

Her solo career has also been highly successful, with her albums topping the charts in both South Korea and Japan, and she has won several awards for her music. She speaks Korean, Japanese, English, French and grew up  listening to Lauryn Hill.

CL Biography, Age and Wiki

CL moved to Paris alone where she studied for two years, when she was 13. In 2008, her first credited appearance in a song, with Uhm Jung-hwa's "DJ," in which she rapped. She was featured on Lil Yachty's song "Surrender". She appeared alongside the singer in promotional shoots for the brand's Ivy Park x Adidas collection.


What is the ethnicity of CL? She said, "Culturally, I'm not 100 percent Korean. I'm very mixed, and very open."

CL Profile

Personal Information
Birth Name Lee Chae-rin (이채린) / Faith Lee
Stage NameCL (씨엘)
Blood TypeA
Date of Birth February 26, 1991
Age 32 years old
Height162 cm (5 ft 3¾ in)
Weight48 kg (106 lbs)
Zodiac or Birth Sign Pisces

CL's Ideal Type

CL's ideal type is "I like a man who is loving, caring and handsome. It's attractive when someone is confident in being themselves and isn't afraid to stand out. They have a unique perspective and outlook on life that can be inspiring and thought-provoking.


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CL Social Media Accounts

  1. Twitter: @chaelinCL
  2. Instagram: @chaelincl
  3. YouTube: CL Official Channel
  4. Weverse: CL

Lesser known facts about CL

  • She has a South Korean birthplace.
  • Harin is the name of her younger sister.
  • She was a former member of JYP and goes by the monikers "Cl-roo" and "Pig Rabbit."
  • In 2007, she inked her first recording deal with YG Entertainment.
  • She collaborated with label-mates G-Dragon and Teddy Park of 1TYM for the single "The Leaders", in Aug 2009.
  • She ranked second on Time magazine's polls for Most Influential People in the World, in 2015.
  • Rap, dance, and songwriting are her areas of expertise.
  • She hopes to one day achieve the same success as Lil Kim in the rap industry.
  • Her formative years were split between Japan and France.
  • She  became the first Korean brand ambassador for Ivy Park, an athleisure fashion line owned by Beyoncé, in 2020.

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